October 2012

Congressman Paul Broun (R-GA) believes that the Earth is 9,000 years old – and a few other things.

October 8, 2012

  Rep. Paul Broun is the latest poster child for the triumph of faith over science. Or to be more blunt, Broun has overdosed on his crazy pills. In a speech given at the Liberty Baptist Church Sportsman’s banquet he said that: “All that stuff I was taught about evolution and embryology and the big-bang theory, all […]

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Lying – the lubricant of politics, business and the religion of hate.

October 7, 2012

It is a sad state of affairs that the people who sell toothpaste must abide by some rules, but politicians can – and do – say whatever they want. I am sure that the presidential candidates – both men of faith – stressed the importance of honesty to their children. Even if Washington never said “I cannot […]

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Finally the debates.

October 3, 2012

  The debates start – here are some fearless predictions The candidates will not answer any of the questions asked. The most repeated phrase will be “middle-class”. Romney will keep saying something like “the President was well intentioned, but his policies have not worked”. He will start off calm, but in trying to be aggressive, […]

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Sinead O’Connor got it right

October 3, 2012

  On this day, twenty years ago, Sinead O’Connor ripped up a picture of the Pope on SNL, which was so shocking that she temporarily elbowed Madonna aside as the most controversial female catholic singer. But what she said at the time was her motivation, was sadly ignored. In her words: “It’s not the man, obviously—it’s the […]

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Notes from the front line – Let the whining, lying, evasion, prevarication, twist, spin and hype continue.

October 1, 2012

Chris Christie told George Stephanopolous “I’m not going to sit here and complain about coverage of the campaign because, as a candidate, if you do that, you’re losing.” Paul Ryan must not have got the message, because later in the day he told Chris Wallace that he had: “long believed and felt that there is an […]

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